Category: Travel

Fall 2022: Back on the Road (Washington, Oregon, Idaho, and Colorado)

I’m sitting in a sun-lit lounge car on a northbound Amtrak train. We passed through Vancouver, Washington, maybe thirty minutes ago. We’ve enjoyed a stunningly summery purveyance of the lands between Eugene, Oregon and (unless something crazy happens) Seattle, Washington where we’ll arrive in hopefully 2.5 hours. This morning I woke early and sat in […]

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Fall 2022: Stateside

(Written 8/11/2022) Hi all. I write from a United Airlines seat midway through a trans-Atlantic flight. I left Dublin this morning bound for O’Hare Airport, following a by-now-familiar route back to Chicago. It’s been a long couple weeks. I don’t have internet connection at the moment so can’t look back to see when I would […]

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Summer 2021: Adventure Season Bleeds Into Fall (aka San Diego, Part Four)

I’m distracted by fun-loving airport staff whipping their luggage vehicles across the tarmac every few seconds, a sight I’m enjoying through a floor-to-ceiling window in Denver International Airport. Currently drinking a 2-for-1 caribou coffee (my ordered latte was mistakenly switched by a patron for theirs), and taking advantage of my normal layover writing time to […]

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